Kate emailed me the link to her article, today.
Lo and behold, I am surfing the internet, and I discover this Baptist pastor on the internet.
And then to top it off friends, I am reading The Standard (July 22, 1899); and I discover within this newspaper article, “The Relation of Sidney Rigdon to the Book of Mormon” by W. A. Stanton, D.D.
Whooaaa! This guy, Sidney, started his “ministry” as a “Baptist” mess. (more…)
Is this the seedbed of Baptist/Mormon evangelistic dialogue/conversation? (more…)
In The Standard newspaper (Chicago, April 1, 1899), W. H. Geistweit writes a stinging attack on his encounter with two Mormon missionaries. (more…)
As I am reading The Standard (the first American Baptist weekly, established in 1853, out of Chicago), I am deeply caught up in the historical tension between Baptists and Mormons back in 1899. (more…)